We crave for some decadent Chinese dish this time of the year. With the Chinese New Year just around the corner, there are a lot of ways you can be a part of the celebrations. From gorging on those lovely some Chinese dish to attending a cultural event, you can choose from a wide range of activities to do. But what better way to celebrate the Year of the Monkey by trying some of the most delightful dim sum dishes. Wondering how to go about? Fret not, we’ve listed five delicious dim sum dishes you can try.
1. Schezwan Chicken Dim Sums
Schezwan Chicken Dim Sum has bold flavours and particularly made for people who love to experiment. Not a traditional dish, but this oh-so-yummy fare is not to be missed. The liberal use of chilli pepper, garlic and Sichuan pepper makes the Schezwan Chicken Dim Sum uniquely and mouth-wateringly spicy. If this does not qualify as your favourite Chinese dish – then the world must keel over.
Where: TC Bar & Restaurant – Connaught Place, New Delhi
Meal for two: INR 1,500
2. Yaki Gyoza
Shaped like a crescent moon, Yaki Gyoza is the Japanese name for Jiaozi. This Chinese dish must not be missed. This dumpling is one of the major fare eaten during the Chinese New Year as it signifies wealth. We recommend you to try the fried-to-crisp thick layer of dough and filled with various proteins or chopped vegetables. Dip it in soy-vinegar or hot chilli sauce and you’re good to go.
Find restaurant in Gurgaon : Golden Dragon – Sohna Road, Gurgaon
Meal for two: INR 2,000
3. Steamed Prawns Wonton
If you are a seafood lover, then you must try the steamed prawn wontons. Succulent prawns blended with delicious ingredients wonderfully wrapped in silky dough are like little drops of heaven. Now, that’s something you wouldn’t resist eh?
Where: Wok Hei – Chembur, Mumbai
Meal for two: INR 800
4. Har Kaw (Ha Gow)
This bite size goodness will absolutely melt in your mouth. Har Kaw or Ha Gow is also another type of prawn dumpling. However, the wrapping layer of dough are thin with a generous filling. The stuffing is a mixture of typical Chinese ingredients which includes bamboo shoot, soy sauce and scallions.
Where: Dine-Esty – Sushant Lok, Gurgaon
Meal for two: INR 1,500
5. Chicken Steamed Momos
And this list won’t be complete without the most beloved Chicken Momos. This popular appetizer filled with minced chicken and mixed with other spices and ingredients never fails to disappoint. You can’t forget the hot chilli chutney or sauce that accompanies it. Yum yum!
Where: Beijing Bites – Richmond Road, Bangalore
Meal for two: INR 950
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